David Allen Wright (born December 20, 1982) is an American baseball player, who plays third base for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Mets in 2001, and made his Major League debut in 2004. Wright is a six-time All-Star, two-time Gold Glove Award winner and two-time Silver Slugger Award. He also is a member of the 3030 club. In addition he holds the Mets record for most career RBIs, doubles, total bases, runs scored, and hits. Wright was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and raised in Chesapeake, Virginia. Wright attended Hickory High School in Chesapeake and worked extensively with Coach Nick Boothe of Virginia Wesleyan College. Wright was the 2001 Gatorade Virginia High School Player of the Year. Wright also earned All-State honors in 1999, 2000 and 2001 and was named Virginia All-State Player of the Year in 2001. Over his four-year career at Hickory, Wright hit .438 with 13 home runs and 90 RBIs.
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